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Accession_Number 50.4.6
adlib_title Etruscan bucchero jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Flaring mouth with rounded rim on the top. Circular vertical handle rising over the rim, connecting the rim and the shoulder.
Material
Fabric Etruscan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Bucchero (black polished surface)
Inscriptions
Condition Mended from a number of joining fragments. Small fragment from the body is missing. Gloss is quite lustrous on the exterior, but rough and worn on the interior and the underside of the foot. Chips around the rim and the body. Deposits on the underside.
Technique/Style Bucchero
Provenance Said to be from Pompeii
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.92.0357.jpg
Left side view of an Etruscan bucchero jug with 'ear'-shaped handle.
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2003.92.0358.jpg
Front view of an Etruscan bucchero jug with 'ear'-shaped handle.
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2003.92.0359.jpg
Right side view of an Etruscan bucchero jug with 'ear'-shaped handle.
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2003.92.0360.jpg
Back view of an Etruscan bucchero jug with 'ear'-shaped handle.
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2003.92.0361.jpg
Top view of an Etruscan bucchero jug with 'ear'-shaped handle.
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2003.92.0362.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the left of an Etruscan bucchero jug with 'ear'-shaped handle.
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2003.92.0363.jpg
Bottom view of an Etruscan bucchero jug, showing the base.
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2007.05.0001.jpg
Front view of an Etruscan bucchero jug.
2008.10.0029.jpg
2008.10.0029.jpg
Profile drawing of an Etruscan bucchero jug.
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2008.99.0379.jpg
Oblique top view of the left side of an Etruscan bucchero jug.
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2008.99.0380.jpg
Left side view of an Etruscan bucchero jug, showing the handle.
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2008.99.0381.jpg
Front view of an Etruscan bucchero jug.
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2008.99.0382.jpg
Right side view of an Etruscan bucchero jug, showing the handle.
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2008.99.0383.jpg
Back view of an Etruscan bucchero jug, showing the front of the handle.
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2008.99.0384.jpg
Top view of an Etruscan bucchero jug, showing the rim.
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2008.99.0385.jpg
Bottom view of an Etruscan bucchero jug, showing the base.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13.7
Diameters Rim 5.8; body 8.7; neck 4.2; base 4.4
Handle_height 6.8
Other_dims.
Location 7.1.3
Edited_by Denise; Julia
Date_edited 08.08.2002; 18.05.2016
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